There are some things that are just universal.
- Meeting other children and having playdates.
- Reading in your home.
This week I’m sharing two posts from the previous week that touched our family. If you’re mentioned below feel free to grab your featured button from the sidebar.
You’d think it was easy to meet other moms and arrange playdate but it’s one of those skills we learn to negotiate as we have our children. I for one was really excited to see
I’m sure I’m not the only one who found this whole process stressful and rewarding at times. If only I had had this guide to see me through. Seriously, you should bookmark this because no matter how many children you have, they’ll all be different and negotiating play dates changes so much with each additional child…..and where you live. Check out all the resources.
With a new minimal bookshelf in the boys room to encourage other activities, like getting changed, tidying up- anything! This change has brought a lot more productivity to our house and a lot less despair to the parents:)
They still bring books into their room by the armful. I don’t want this change to signal an end to their love of reading. It’s a fine line we walk. Enthusiastic readers and page turners and always being late because we can’t tear ourselves away. Trying to teach a little balance and training has been a challenge recently in our home.
The Let them catch you in the act post was a timely reminder to be intentional about reading so they can see. Easy grab and energy change in the room.
I still love reading and sitting and sharing my books was an easy do.
So now it’s over to you- share your parenting articles. Feel free to leave comments about your experiences this week. Enjoy all the linked posts including the other hosts.